Ring and sing event on November 12

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CHURCH bells will chime out across Rutland on Saturday for the annual Ring and Sing event.

All of the churches in the county will take part in the event in the morning.

In the evening a concert to be held in All Saints’ Church in Church Street, Oakham, at 7pm and will include a miscellany of music and dance ranging from opera to pop and from hand bell ringers to musical groups.

Primary schools will be taking part in the first half of the programme and after the interval the mood changes into an act of Remembrance with soloists and a parade of Standards by the Royal British Legion and the Royal Air Forces Association.

Tickets are on sale at £7 in advance, from Buy the Book in High Street, Oakham, or from Joyce Lucas on 01572 755718 or £9 at the door.

Proceeds are in aid of The Rutland Churches Preservation Trust and the Rutland based Karen Ball Fund.

There will be a retiring collection for the Royal British Legion.